“Galapagos Legend, an amazing experience that I would certainly repeat.
A few years ago, when I was a university student, I imagined that a cruise only allowed you to see places in the distance on board a ship and enjoy different areas on it. But now, this whole perspective changed completely when making the trip to Galapagos aboard the Galapagos Legend.
The journey to Galapagos began when I landed at the Baltra airport, where my arrival and that of many other passengers were awaited by professional guides holding signs with the name of the Galapagos Legend cruise ship. From the first contact with the guides, I was very surprised by the attention and warmth with which they addressed us. Once all the passengers arrived, we headed to the port where we took the panga that would take us to the ship.
Baltra Airport | The Galapagos Islands
When I boarded the ship I had a very good first impression of the cruise, the staff had their very neat uniform and the disembarkation area was very clean welcoming us. After that, the reception staff assigned the rooms at the same time that I gave a tour of the ship’s areas. Surprisingly, on arrival at the room they had already placed the bags outside the assigned cabin, I was very pleased with that. An interesting fact is that each cabin had a speaker through which the indications of hours, activities, meals, meetings, and others were heard. They announced the time for lunch and the restaurant in which it would take place.
Sea Lions | The Galapagos Islands
Upon arrival at the restaurant, the staff received us very attentively, waiters, bartenders, and hostesses, I could even see the kitchen staff through the door and they were all very happy and with a very positive attitude that immediately infected me with joy when being able to be there. After lunch, they announced the first activity to which we disembarked by groups that were already pre-established upon our arrival and we were able to observe on the screens that were on the ship. Each activity was announced over the loudspeaker 15 minutes before disembarkation so that we could all pay attention. The landing in the panga was carried out very safely by both the boat crew and the guides.
Land Tortoise | The Galapagos Islands
The visits to the islands were impressive, on this occasion we visited Isla Santa Cruz, Isla Genovesa, Isla Plaza Sur, and Isla Santa Fe. In all the tours we had to abide by the provisions of the national park that had already been informed to us on the ship in a previous talk such as: walk the trails, don’t leave waste on the islands, and don’t feed the animals. All the talks of the guides were always full of a lot of relevant information and they were also always attentive to see where the iguanas, sea lions, boobies, and flora that at first glance could go unnoticed were, to give us the opportunity to observe.
Santa Fe | The Galapagos Islands
Among the activities offered by Galapagos Legend, there is Kayak, glass bottom, snorkeling, stretching yoga, and spa. I had the opportunity to do almost all the additional activities, the Kayak in Santa Fe was really impressive, as was the glass bottom. The water was so crystal clear that you could see everything that was underwater and all the people who were doing the activity were really amazed.
Red-footed Booby | The Galapagos Islands
This trip gave me the opportunity to learn much more about the islands that I did not know, about the fauna and flora that this Protected Area has, I learned to value the little piece of heaven that is found in the Galapagos and I am very happy to be able to have made the trip in Galapagos Legend, where I always felt at home. The attention was undoubtedly excellent both from the crew when we were on board, as well as from the guides on each excursion. Without a doubt, an excellent service that allowed me to have the best experience of this trip.”
– Katerine O.
South Plaza | The Galapagos Islands
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